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Piles (Supports) (Pbpbvvm)

Definition
Long, heavy timber, steel, or reinforced concrete posts that have been driven, jacked , jetted or cast vertically into the ground to support a load. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Pilings
Broader Term
Vertical supports (Pbpbvv)
Narrower Terms
Anchor piles (Pbpbvvmb)
Batter piles (Pbpbvvmd)
Bearing piles (Pbpbvvmg)
Sheet piling (Pbpbvvms)
Pile groups (Pbpbvvmv)
Pile caps (Pbpbvvmw)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Beams (Pbpbvvb)
Cantilevers (Pbpbvvc)
Columns (Pbpbvvd)
Girders (Pbpbvvg)
Lagging (Earthwork) (Pbpbvvj)
Poles (Supports) (Pbpbvvp)
Posts (Pbpbvvq)
Sign supports (Pbpbvvr)
Studs (Pbpbvvs)
Trusses (Pbpbvvt)